Irvine Welsh is the best-selling author of Trainspotting, Ecstasy, Glue, Porno, Filth, Marabou Stork Nightmares, The Acid House, Skagboys, and, most recently, A Decent Ride. He currently lives in Chicago. T2 Trainspotting was first published as Porno.
Dean Cavanagh is a screenwriter, television and movie producer, and music producer. He lives in West Yorkshire and is a frequent collaborator of novelist Irvine Welsh.